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snowplow

[′snō‚plau̇]
(mechanical engineering)
A device for clearing away snow, as from a road or railway track.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Snowplow parents are usually described as parents who clear their child's way of every obstacle, or shield their child from any stress or failure.
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The snowplow's operator, ODOT employee George Ormsbee of Sisters, was not injured.
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When a young boy, Darjosh (Jade Francis Haj), is found dead--killed by a snowplow that has been clearing the roads--Victoria believes there's something mysterious about the incident.
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In Boston, the New York Times Co., has started the Snowplow Game on its Boston.com web site, which is a part of the Boston Globe.
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